Uninstall a deployment of IBM
® Connections or remove selected applications.
About this task
To uninstall IBM
Connections, complete the following steps:
Open a command prompt and change to the IM_root/eclipse directory.
Start the uninstallation wizard by opening the following file:
Select IBM Connections and click Next.
Click Uninstall to begin uninstalling.
When the process is complete, restart the Deployment Manager.
If you plan to re-install IBM Connections, remove the following files:
IBM Connections installation files: lotus_connections_root
Note: If you did not install IBM Connections in the default directory, delete the directory where you installed the product.
IBM Connections shared data: Delete the directories that you specified for shared data when you installed IBM Connections.
IBM Connections local data: Delete the directories that you specified for local data when you installed IBM Connections.
If it is present, delete the registry.xml file from the profile_root/config/cells/<cell_name> directory, where cell_name is the name of your WebSphere Application Server cell.
Deleting IBM Connections data files makes the original deployment unrecoverable. If you plan to reinstall IBM Connections and use your old data, do not delete the data files.
You do not need to remove the IBM Installation Manager files. These files might be associated with other IBM applications.
You have uninstalled IBM
Connections or removed selected applications.
To check the details of the procedure, open the log files in the lotus_connections_root/logs
directory. Each IBM
Connections application that you uninstalled has a log file, using the following naming format: <application_name>Uninstall.log
, where <application_name>
is the name of an IBM
Parent topic: Uninstalling IBM Connections
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